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Monday, 17 October 2011

October 17th in Queer History: Sir Cameron Mackintosh, The Singing Nun

Born this day:

Sir Cameron Mackintosh Jeanne-Paule Marie Deckers, The Singing Nun Rebecca Wight (1959 - 1988) US Hate Crime Victim
Sodomy in History,October 17th

1956 — An Illinois appellate court overturns the sodomy conviction of two men because no plea had been entered before the trial. The court refuses to publish the text of its opinion.
1958 — A New York court overturns the disorderly conduct charge against two men for fondling each other in a restroom, because they did not solicit.

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